Monday 19th February 2018,

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Chinese American

Feb 19, 2018 Ξ 2 comments

Customer Called “Chink” by Fast Food Cashier

posted by Randall

Taco Bell Receipt

This has happened so often it’s become a pattern.

This time it was Taco Bell. Other times it has been some other outlets.

A medical student from the University of Pennsylvania had to look twice after he noticed on his receipt that he had been identified as Steve Chink.

In Young Lee said on his … Read more

Crime

Feb 18, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Trader Charged in Bitcoin Fraud Case

posted by Randall

Joseph KimA 24-year-old Chicago man has been charged with stealing $2 million in bitcoin and other cryptocurrency from Consolidated Trading, a Chicago firm where he worked, reports the Chicago Tribune.

Prosecutors allege Joseph Kim made false statements to hide the theft until it was discovered by his employer.

In an email to his bosses quoted … Read more

Blogs

Feb 17, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

A Winter Olympics of War & Peace

posted by Randall
North Korean Ballistic Missile

North Korean Ballistic Missile

By David Monkawa

I haven’t enjoyed the Olympics so much since Kristy Yamaguchi and Michelle Kwan dominated their sports. I closely followed Chloe Kim’s almost perfect performance in the half-pipe. Alex and Maia Shibutani’s dazzled in the team competition and Mirai Nagasu made Team USA Olympic history with her triple axle.… Read more

Campus

Feb 16, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

High School Seeks to Change Anti-Asian Incident into Teaching Moment

posted by Randall

Burlingame High SchoolFour weeks after a racially charged incident at a basketball game, the incident is still reverberating at a high school in a wealthy community south of San Francisco.

Students at Burlingame High are trying to come to grips with their own student sections insensitivity towards Mills High, a predominantly Asian American school in Millbrae.

It … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 16, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Fast Track Your Fortune with Financial Tips this Lunar New Year

posted by Randall
Lunar New Year Celebration

Photo by Patrick Kwan

By Loren Hsiao

Lunar New Year is one of the most important festivals for millions around the world, a time when people focus on celebrating with family, feasting and giving gifts. And, while there are differences across the many cultures that celebrate the holiday this time of year, there are alsoRead more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 15, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Team USA Medal Hopes Melt on Ice. Look Forward to Next Shot

posted by Randall

 

JR Celski

File Photo JR Celski

Views from the Edge

The race for a medal in Olympic speed skating for men has gone ice cold.

The AAPI men’s speed skaters JR Celski, Aaron Tran and Thomas Hong had early exits in their respective races.

For Celski, 27, it could be the Filipino American’s last chance for … Read more

Blogs

Feb 15, 2018 Ξ 1 comment

Asian American Group Held AAPI Rally at Women’s March

posted by Randall
Asian women's March LA

Asian Americans held their own mini-AAPI rally at Women’s March to address issues important to their community. Here they are marching as part of main march north on Figueroa St. David Monkawa is second from left

By David Monkawa
Progressive Asian Network for Action

The LA Woman’s March Inc. turned out an impressive 750,000 people! … Read more

Blogs

Feb 14, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Take Advantage of Immigration Opportunities Before an Immigration Deal

posted by Randall

ImmigrationBy Doug Rand

With headlines dominated right now by immigration negotiations between Congress and the White House, the only sure thing is uncertainty: Anyone who tries to predict the likelihood and scope of a new immigration deal is just guessing. This is as true now as it was five years ago, when I was an … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 14, 2018 Ξ 2 comments

UPDATE: Radio Host Fired Over Comment about Chloe Kim, But Remains on XM Radio

posted by Randall
Patrick Connor

Photo:KNBR

A radio sports talk host is out of a job this morning after making a crude comment about Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim.

The Athletic reported that Connor was let go by KNBR in San Francisco where he hosted the early morning Shower Hour.

Connor, who called the 17-year old snowboarder “a hot piece … Read more

Korean American

Feb 13, 2018 Ξ Leave a comment

Graphic Confusion: How Pyeongchang Became P.F. Chang on a TV Newscast

posted by Randall

Pyeongchang graphic mix up
 
Things move at a rapid pace in television newsrooms.
 
Sometimes they move too quickly, as ABC7 in Chicago found out.
 
A graphic on the Saturday sportscast should have said Pyeongchang 2018.
 
The graphic that made it on the air, however, said PF Chang 2018, a reference to the Asian fusion chain … Read more

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